How to keep your home cool without AC

I grew up in a house with 16-inch stone walls surrounded by lots of shade trees. It was far too old for central air, and since my parents never even considered getting an air conditioner, both features were good things. We owned a small antique table fan, but most summers even that wasn’t hauled out. When the season heated up, we swam in the farm pond, splashed in the creek, or sipped cool drinks (or in my Dad’s case, hot tea, since he felt the added sweating it produced helped cool him). Mostly, we were pretty comfortable. The hottest place I remember was church, where paper fans (supplied by the local funeral home) were the only relief
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Posted June 13, 2017 by Stacy Schnell in Uncategorized

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